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Hukafalls Jet

200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 43 Activities in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural... more » Owner description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.Combine 360° spins and passing nature by incredibly close at disorientating speeds for an amazing must-do visitor experience, before even reaching the awe inspiring majesty that is the Huka Falls. From the unique vantage point on the boat you have the best water level view of Huka Falls – New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction. Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company operating in this stretch of the Waikato River.Closest jet boat operator to Lake Taupo and FREE transfers provided on request. « less
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Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

An awesome jet boat ride, fantastic staff, skilled drivers full of knowledge about the river and the falls. The only way you'll get to see Huka Falls from the base - and have photos to prove it!

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Auckland New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A group of 7 of us did this on Saturday afternoon with Mike! A great ride...thrills for all of us, we loved it!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Taupo area is a must see on any NZ holiday and the Hukafalls are one of the lake's key attractions. We the Totally Taupo package (boat around the Lake, helicopter to the Jet boat and then 30 minutes of thrills. It's a roller coaster ride with beautiful scenery and good clean fun. They are an ultra professional operation. Do... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We highly recommend this tour. We had so much fun. We always felt like the team had out best interest at heart and it was very professionally run. The guides are safety conscious and very knowledgeable. We couldn't have been more happy with the trip. Thanks so much to and the awesome team.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

this was an experience worth doing. We absolutely loved it, the adrenaline rush and the cold breeze gushing through your hair. Wind smashing in your face with teary eyes and the rush in your heart. An experience worth a shot :) And spectacular customer service, I'm a travel consultant myself so a definite thing to do REALLY REALLY FUN.. WoopWoop.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Awesome ride, Jeremy was a great driver and really funny, heaps of good Aussie jokes, so much fun, would definitely recommend to others, Thanks heaps from Perth WA

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Burnie, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We are not much into "gringo" type touristy stuff but this was great. Our boat driver, Jeremy, was "cool as Bro" and land crew-person Sarah was lovely. Particularly impressive was the way they handled the little English kid who became scared and wanted to get off. Sarah babysat so his Mum could finish her ride. That's good service. Well done!

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

What a rush, driver was amazing handling the jet boat with such precision and he had a great sense of humour - up close and personal with the falls - a must do experience!!!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

you guys rock, thank you Jeremy what a ride....the best way to see Huka falls still on a high OMG so much fun

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

What a brilliant adventure!!! Took our kids (5 and 10) and they loved it! Seemed quite expensive for a family ticket $290 but, it was well worth it. My eldest and me then did the 're-boot' deal and went back on for $19 each. Drivers were good fun, and loved having kids on the boat. Oh yeah.....then there was the... More

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